Peritoneal cancer is often a late-stage presentation for various gastrointestinal and ovarian cancers. A combined ... approach of surgery and chemotherapy has shown a significant improvement in survival for these patients. The presentation will provide an update on the types of peritoneal cancers and the advances in treatment options.
Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)
40% of men above the age of 50 would experience lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) ... due to BPH and this increases up to 70% in men above the age of 70. Erectile dysfunction also has a similar rising incidence as a man gains maturity in age. The treatment of BPH these days does not just focus on improving urinary flow alone. Treatments that affect a man’s sexual function often would result in non-compliance of medications or refusal of possible surgical intervention. This is an update regarding medical treatment as well as other minimally invasive surgical options for your male patients who are coping with this common condition of BPH, as we all strive for better prostate health in these men.
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)
Some hand and wrist problems are still misdiagnosed which results in wrong treatment or delayed ... referral, which sometimes can lead to poor outcomes for the patient. These include fractures, ligament injuries, infections, and nerve compressions. I will present through case studies the common red flags that should alert the clinician to suspect them, what signs to look for, what investigations are helpful, and how to treat them.
Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)
Haemoptysis is a common presenting symptom in primary care. Its causes are varied; from common ... infective and neoplastic causes, to rare vascular and autoimmune diseases. The severity of hemoptysis may be mild, with a relatively benign and self-limiting course, to potentially serious and life threatening disease. Physicians should be well versed in the initial evaluation of patients presenting with haemoptysis.
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)